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Brussels Airport (BRU)

Brussels Airport (IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR) (also called Brussel-Nationaal / Bruxelles-National (Brussels-National) or Zaventem) is an international airport 6.5 NM (12.0 km; 7.5 mi) northeast of Brussels, the capital of Belgium. In 2015, more than 23 million passengers arrived or departed at Brussels Airport, making it the 21st busiest airport in Europe. It is located partially in Zaventem, partially in the Diegem area of Machelen, and partially in Steenokkerzeel, in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is home to around 260 companies, together directly employing 20,000 people and serves as the home base for Brussels Airlines, TUIfly Belgium and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium.

Aegean Airlines opens Thessaloniki – Brussels Airport route in Summer 2020

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On 12 December, Aegean Airlines announced it would open a seasonal route between Thessaloniki on the Aegean Sea and Brussels Airport from 31 March...
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Almost 2 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in November (+2.7%)

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Over the course of November, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2 million passengers, representing an increase of 2.7% compared to November 2018. Freight transport...

Sale of Macquarie’s stake in Brussels Airport Company finalised: The investment vehicle of the Flemish government PMV joins the consortium of other Belgian investors

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On 4 December last, the sale of the stake held by the two Macquarie investment funds in Brussels Airport to a consortium formed by...

The Flemish Government acquires 1.8 percent of the shares of Brussels Airport

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According to Reuters and Belgian financial newspaper L'Echo, the Flemish government becomes a shareholder of the national airport through its financial arm PMV. With a...
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TUI fly Belgium’s Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner stuck in Cancun, Mexico after technical issue

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Around 300 passengers got stranded in Cancun, Mexico after a technical issue with a TUI fly Belgium Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (OO-JDL). On 18 November...

Transavia to fly from Brussels Airport with 2 Boeing 737 from Summer 2020

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On 19 November 2019, Transavia announced in Dutch newspaper "De Telegraaf" its intention to fly from Brussels Airport. Transavia is a low-cost subsidiary of Air...

TUI fly Belgium restarts Miami route and launches Pula for Summer ’20

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In April 2020, at the beginning of the Summer season, the leisure airline TUI fly Belgium is going to restart its route from Brussels...

Belgian Defence to build new hangar at Brussels Airport for the Airbus A400M

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At the military airport of Melsbroek (part of Brussels Airport), preparations are ongoing for the construction of the largest aircraft hangar ever built by...

More than 2.3 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in October (+6.4%)

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In October, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 2.3 million passengers, representing an increase of 6.4% compared to October 2018. Cargo transport decreased by 8.2%...

THAI today launches 6th weekly frequency between Brussels and Bangkok

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Today, THAI celebrates its first Monday flight between Brussels and Bangkok, bringing the total up to 6 flights per week. The 6th non-stop flight from...

Swissport opens state-of-the-art Pharma Center at Brussels Airport

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Swissport International has opened its state-of-the-art Pharma Center for temperature-sensitive cargo shipments at Brussels Airport. The new facility offers 3,620 sqm of temperature-controlled warehouse...

Train operator SNCB/NMBS and Brussels Airport Company are opening a direct access from the station to the numerous businesses located at the airport

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Sophie Dutordoir, CEO of SNCB/NMBS, and Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company, in the presence of Minister François Bellot, today officially opened a...

Up to one of hour of waiting time at security checkpoints of Belgian airports after walkout of security staff

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Passengers travelling through Brussels Airport will have to be patient this Tuesday morning as the unions representing the airport's security staff have called for...

Two new destinations and six new routes at Brussels Airport in Winter 2019/2020

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As from 27 October (Winter 2019/2020), Brussels Airport will offer two new destinations, linking the airport to more than 200 destinations. Ryanair will launch...

Nearly 2.5 million passengers passed through Brussels Airport in September (+1.8%)

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In September, Brussels Airport welcomed nearly 2.5 million passengers, an increase of 1.8% on September 2018. Cargo transport fell sharply by 12.3% compared to...

Brussels Airlines flies daily to Kinshasa again and introduces Premium Economy on African flights

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Africa remains a key market for the Belgian airline Since last week, Brussels Airlines operates seven flights per week to Kinshasa again. At the same...

CALL: Jet Airways stewardess wants to find her saviour from the Brussels Airport terror attack

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Belgian television channel VTM launched a call tonight to find one of the saviours of Nidhi Chaphekar. Three years ago the Indian flight attendant...

Hainan Airlines switches from Airbus A330-300 to Boeing 787-9 on Beijing – Brussels route

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Hainan Airlines is going to switch its Airbus A330-300 to Dreamliners in -9 version from 27 October 2019 on the Beijing Capital - Brussels...

Qatar Airways flies the Airbus A350-900 on the Brussels route this winter

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The airline uses this ultra-modern aircraft from next month and throughout the winter season Qatar Airways announces the use of an A350-900 Airbus aircraft for...

Ryanair launches Summer 2020 schedule for Belgium, discusses environmental issues

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105 routes, 4 new Summer 2020 routes, 9.1 million customers per annum Ryanair today (26 Sept) launched its Belgian summer 2020 schedule, with 105 routes...